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Why Trade S&P 500 ‏(US500) with XM?

At XM we offer S&P 500 ‏(US500) as cash and futures CFDs. Our cash index CFDs are undated transactions that aim to replicate the cash price of the underlying index, and so they are adjusted for interest and dividends. Index futures CFDs expire on specific future dates and are cash-settled on the expiry date.

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Risk warning: FX and CFD trading involves a high risk of loss.

Trading Conditions

US500 Cash

Min Margin Percentage 5%
Spread as low as (quote currency) 0.57
Symbols US500Cash
Description US 500
Min. Price Fluctuation 0.01000
Value of Minimum Price Fluctuation 0.01 USD
Value of 1 lot 1 US 500 index
Min/Max Trade Size MT4 0.1/12500
Min/Max Trade Size MT5 0.1/740
Swap Value in Margin Currency Long -1.26
Swap Value in Margin Currency Short 0.23
Limit and Stop Levels 0

US500 Future

Min Margin Percentage 5%
Spread as low as (quote currency) 1.20
Symbols US500
Description US 500
Min. Price Fluctuation 0.01000
Value of Minimum Price Fluctuation 0.01 USD
Value of 1 lot 1 US 500 index
Min/Max Trade Size MT4 1/12500
Min/Max Trade Size MT5 0.1/270
Limit and Stop Levels 0
Weekday 01:05 - 23:55 (GMT +3)
Monday Open 01:05 (GMT +3)   │   Friday Close 23:50 (GMT +3)
** Only if Margin Level is over 100%

How to Start Trading S&P 500 ‏(US500)?

Step 1

Open an XM Real Account


Step 2

Download and log in to either the MT4 or MT5 platform


Step 3

Double-click on S&P 500 ‏(US500) from the “Market Watch” to open an order for this instrument.

Risk Warning: Your capital is at risk. Leveraged products may not be suitable for everyone. Please consider our Risk Disclosure.